'Heaven Is For Real' Edges Out 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' for First Place Again on WednesdayApril 24, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real added another $1.87 million to its haul on Wednesday, representing a 23 percent drop from Tuesday and 49 percent from its opening Wednesday last week. The hit faith-based film has tallied $36.35 million domestically so far, 6 percent ahead of the 8-day total of Son of God.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped 20 percent from Tuesday to $1.77 million yesterday, also giving it a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The sequel's 20-day domestic total is $207.1 million, 19 percent ahead of where Thor: The Dark World stood at the same point.

Rio 2 earned $1.51 million yesterday, off 22 percent from Tuesday and 50 percent from Wednesday of last week. With $81.2 million in the bank so far, the animated sequel's 13-day gross is 7 percent behind the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Warner Bros. reports that Transcendence posted $0.76 million yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday. The sci-fi flick has taken in $13.68 million through 6 days, 26 percent less than 2011's Source Code in the same time frame.

Disneynature's Bears claimed $0.61 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent decline from is Earth Day boost on Tuesday. The flick's 6-day total is $6.97 million, or about 46 percent less than the 6-day start of 2012's Chimpanzee.

Last but not least, A Haunted House 2 slid 27 percent from Tuesday to bring in $0.45 million yesterday. Having taken in $10.58 million so far, the sequel is behind the pace of its 2013 predecessor by 49 percent.


Daily Domestic Gross Fri, May. 24 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 24 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$12,787,84999%3,1610$4,046$154,092,3632Fox
2Spider-Man$7,247,982170%3,876261$1,870$305,073,3554Sony / Columbia
3Insomnia (2002)$6,039,384--2,610--$2,314$6,039,3841Warner Bros.
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$4,580,916--3,317--$1,381$4,580,9161DreamWorks
5Enough$4,547,519--2,623--$1,734$4,547,5191Sony / Columbia
6About a Boy$2,160,464167%1,749542$1,235$14,091,8942Universal
8The New Guy$1,318,966202%2,374-313$556$20,283,2553Sony / Columbia
9Changing Lanes$408,74668%1,258-900$325$62,874,5267Paramount
10The Scorpion King$342,24757%1,524-1031$225$86,415,5066Universal